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Betsy Rothstein Gossip blogger

Quote(s) of the Day:

“Any charges of that sort would be absurd, the product of fertile and twisted imaginations. We are left to repeat our call on the Iranian government to release Jason [Rezaian], and in the meantime, we are counting on his lawyer to mount a vigorous defense”

Marty Baron, executive editor, WaPo, as reported by the AP.

Taxicab confessionals 

“I gave my taxi driver this morning this address: 1 Pierrepont Plaza, Brooklyn. His response: The Clinton Building?” — CNN’s Mark Preston.

Brian Stelter gets TV advice from his mom 

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My tipster remarked, “I got a headache from my eye roll.”

Confessional.

“I woke up this morning to 101 notifications on facebook — my grandmother just joined!” — Politico‘s Brussels-based Tara Palmeri.

Brent Bozell doesn’t think much of Chuck Todd

“Dumbest @chucktodd question EVER? Asks Hugh Hewitt if the GOP ‘obsession’ w/beating Hillary is ‘too much?” — Media Research Center‘s Brent Bozell. A minute later: “Hey Chuck Todd: Do you expect the Republicans to just roll over and coronate her like the Democrats are doing? We must stop Hillary.”

Hillary’s disturbingly nice treatment of the media 

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“Clinton aide delivering breakfast to media staking out Brooklyn HQ.” — Alex Seitz-Wald, MSNBC political reporter.

Sam Stein cracks on BuzzFeed

“How our nation’s first 25 presidents would have announced their candidacies on twitter… a buzzfeed post coming to you.” — HuffPost‘s Sam Stein.

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Tommy Christopher has a message for Wikileaks 

“Yeah, Wikileaks, you thought up THE ARROW. Blow me.” — The Daily Banter‘s White House correspondent Tommy Christopher.

Hillary’s campaign for the White House officially begins 

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“New office view!” — Jennifer Palmieri, aide to Hillary Clinton.

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“Happy Monday! Cherry blossoms via Jen Johnson.” — Ginger Zee, chief meteorologist, ABC News. Johnson is a travel photog featured in WaPo, The Weather Channel, ABC7, NBC Washington, Fox5DC, Sun Sentinel and more.